As always, a fun forum last night at MOCA in DTLA from our friends and partners at Zocalo Public Square. The question assigned to the panel for discussion: is car culture dead? The video is above. Here’s a link to the Zocalo article on the event, which also includes a [continue reading]
The special meeting of the Metro Board of Directors is underway. The agenda is above. The Board is meeting in closed session to consider candidates for the position of Chief Executive Officer for Metro. Current Metro CEO Art Leahy announced earlier this year that he is departing the agency in [continue reading]
As many of you know, Metro has been exploring the possibility of going to Los Angeles County voters with a ballot measure in Nov. 2016. Although no decision on the [continue reading]
The agenda is above. The Board will be meeting in closed session — that is, behind closed doors — to consider candidates for Metro’s CEO position. Current CEO Art Leahy announced earlier this year that he will be departing the agency in early April.
This is the second of our posts previewing the budget for the coming 2015-16 fiscal year, which runs from July 1 to June 30, 2016. Our first post included a [continue reading]
All five Service Councils will be holding their March meetings at their usual times, dates and locations. As mentioned in last month’s article, this will be the last meeting for the Westside/Central Service Council in Beverly Hills before moving their meetings to the Metro headquarters, which is adjacent to Union [continue reading]
We’ve posted survey results the last few years. The latest results are in the above nifty infographic. The results aren’t terribly different to previous surveys. (Here are the three previous surveys: 2014, 2013, 2012). A few observations from myself and the survey team: •This is the second year in a row that Metro [continue reading]
Below are some of the highlights from this morning’s meeting of the Metro Board of Directors. The full agenda is here. •Item 23. The Board approved exercising an option with New Flyer to purchase an additional 350 new buses for $195 million on top of the 55o previously ordered. These buses will [continue reading]